|Country (sports) Belarus|
Name Max Mirnyi
Turned pro 1996
Role Tennis player
|Prize money US$ 10,775,411|
Height 1.96 m
Career record 239–240
Spouse Kseniya Mirnaya (m. 2004)
|Residence Bradenton, Florida, USA|
Born 6 July 1977 (age 45) Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union (present-day Minsk, Republic of Belarus (1977-07-06)
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Siblings Peter Mirnyi, Timothy Mirnyi
Children Petra Mirnaya, Melanie Mirnyi, Demid Mirnyi
Parents Tatyana Mirnaya, Nikolai Mirnyi
Similar People Daniel Nestor, Victoria Azarenka, Nenad Zimonjic, Bob Bryan, Roger Federer
Doubles Drills With Inglot, Mirnyi & Nestor Uncovered 2017
Maksim "Max" Mirnyi (Belarusian: Максім Мікалаевіч Мірны [makˈsʲim ˈmʲirnɨ]) (Russian: Максим Николаевич Мирный [mɐkˈsʲim ˈmʲirnɨj]) (born 6 July 1977, in Minsk) is a Belarusian professional tennis player.
- Doubles Drills With Inglot Mirnyi Nestor Uncovered 2017
- Mirnyi vs Agassi US Open 2002
Mirnyi became a doubles specialist following his singles career, in which he reached a career-high of World No. 18 (August 2003) and finishing in the top 50 in the world for seven straight years, as well as representing Belarus in Davis Cup competition since April 1994, where he holds a record of 47 wins and 27 losses in 35 ties played. He reached the World No. 1 doubles ranking in June 2003 and holds ten Grand Slam titles: Men's Doubles in the 2000 and 2002 US Open and in the 2005, 2006, 2011 and 2012 French Open; and mixed doubles in the 1998, 2007, and 2013 U.S. Opens and 1998 Wimbledon.
At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Mirnyi carried the flag of Belarus at the Opening Ceremony on 27 July 2012, and won the Gold medal in the Mixed Doubles with Victoria Azarenka on 5 August 2012.
Mirnyi vs Agassi US Open 2002
He won two mixed doubles grand slams in 1998 along with Serena Williams of United States. In 1998 US Open and 1998 Wimbledon mixed doubles final, he won the grand slams and reached the final of 1999 Australian Open, but lost. His best performance at a Grand Slam in singles came when he got to the quarter finals of the 2002 US Open, defeating Attila Sávolt, Antony Dupuis, Dominik Hrbatý and Roger Federer before losing to Andre Agassi. In the 2004 Davis Cup, he and Vladimir Voltchkov defeated Russia 3–2 and Argentina 5–0, reaching the semifinals, where they lost to the United States. In 2006, he scored an upset as he took down James Blake 6–4, 3–6, 4–6, 6–1, 6–0, at Wimbledon. That same year, he and Jonas Björkman defeated the Bryan brothers in men's doubles at the French Open. In September 2008, he completed his studies at Belarus State University, where he earned a degree in international law. In 2011, he and Daniel Nestor defeated Juan Sebastián Cabal and Eduardo Schwank at the French Open. In 2012, he and Daniel Nestor defeated the Bryan brothers, both at the Queen's Club, UK, and again at the French Open.